muck muck  /ˈmək/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any thick, viscous matter
  2. (n) fecal matter of animals
  3. (v) remove muck, clear away muck, as in a mine
  4. (v) spread manure, as for fertilization
  5. (v) soil with mud, muck, or mire

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  1. Real ideas sometimes rise from the muck, which is why free societies willingly put up with so much muck.
  2. For the past six years the farmers of northern Indiana have met to display the democratic vegetables that grow so lushly on their rich and mucky fields.
  3. But by leaving his muck in the streets he loses his job.

News

  1. Book shows Vietnam through soldiers' photos

    A villager smiles. A soldier washes the muck of the jungle from his body. These are the scenes portrayed in a new book Ross Lewis is speaking about this weekend at a Vietnam veterans reunion here.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  2. Our Indian River Lagoon: Taylor Creek muck removal helps seagrass beds in Fort Pierce

    Where will St. Lucie County dump an 8-foot-thick layer of muck from Taylor Creek, and where will it go after it dries out?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: St. Lucie News Tribune

  3. End In Sight For Second Ave. Muck Houses

    Workers and a crane have begun taking apart the tallest of the Second Avenue Subway muck houses, all to the delight of local residents and businesses impacted by the structures along the Second Avenue Subway construction site.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: NY1 News

Quotes

  1. Rezko "will continue to dog him (Obama) and Blagojevich troubles muck up Barack's image somewhat," Dillard said. "I think it's more incumbent on the president-elect now to show that he's different from our beleaguered governor and remind...
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Kirk Dillard Source: FOXNews

  2. "We wanted to muck it up some and that's why we went to the triangle-and-2," Floyd said. "Good teams shoot 35, 36 percent and win. We shot 28 percent and went overtime with the No. 2 team in the country. That means we're doing a lot of things...
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Tim Floyd Source: ESPN

  3. "We have already planned what we are going to do so we will just be sticking to that," Lee told Liverpool's official website. "Everyone knows exactly what we will be doing and the important thing is that we all muck in together and keep...
    on Dec 16, 2008 By: Sammy Lee Source: ESPN

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